Hells Gate State Park

General Information
Type of Recreation: Camping, Day-Use, Boating and Marina
State: Idaho
County: Nez Perce
Administering Office: Lower Granite Natural Resources Office
Location: Lower Granite Lake, Snake River Mile 143, East River Bank
Acreage: 933 Acres
Highway Directions: 5 miles south of Lewiston, Idaho, on Snake River Avenue

Camping Area: 91 Total Sites
9 Full-Hook-up RV Sites
51 Partial (Water & Electricity) Hook-up Sites (2 Handicap Accessible)
29 Primitive Sites (1 Handicap Accessible)
8 Cabins
Paved Sites
40-Foot Maximum Vehicle Length
Tent Pads
Fire Pits/Grills
Campground Programs
Trailer Dump Station
Reservation System
RV hookups: 60 with Electric and Water
Camping Fees: Check website for current rates

Day-Use Area: Picnic Tables
Covered Shelters
Group Shelter
Flush Toilets
Drinking Water
Swimming Area
Lewis & Clark Discovery Visitors Center
River Tours (Marina)
Hiking Trails
ADA Accessible
Snack Bar
Store (Marina), Firewood and Ice available
Public Phone
Volleyball Courts
Boating: 6-Lane Launch Ramp
Handling Dock
Tie-Up Dock
Marine Dump Station

Season and Hours of Operation: Year-round.
The Day-Use Area is open during daylight hours. The Camping Area is open 24 hours each day.

Marina Facilities: 208-799-5015
Open Moorage
Dry Storage
112 Slips
Commercial Dock
Launch site for commercial river tours
Boat Rental
Marine Fuel
Marina Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the summer.
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the winter.

Other Facilities: Amphitheater
Jack O'Connor Hunting Heritage & Education Center (Museum)

Operating Agency
Name: Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Address: PO Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0065
Park Manager
Name: Marty Gangis
Address: 4832 Hells Gate Road
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
Phone: 208-799-5015

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 4 Miles (St. Josephs Regional Medical Center Hospital, Lewiston, Idaho, 208-743-2511)
Grocery Store: 4 Miles
Motel: 4 Miles
Restaurant: 4 Miles
Airport: 2 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 4 Miles

Day-Use restrooms have ADA Accessible facilities. One loop in the camping area (Loop A) has ADA Accessible showers. Pets must be kept on a leash. Charcoal and propane fires are acceptable. Use extreme caution through fire season. Horses are allowed only on the bridle trails. Hunting is prohibited.

Contact Us

Lower Granite Natural Resources
Management Office
100 Fair Street
Clarkston,  WA  99403
Phone: 509-751-0240
E-mail: clarkstonnaturalresources@usace.army.mil

Lower Granite Visitor Center
Phone:  509-843-2214

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